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Genuine retail opportunity in Bratislava

HB Reavis is developing the mix-used scheme Stanica Nivy in the emerging Nove Nivy zone in Bratislava. This new shopping destination will attract 55,000 visitors daily.

“Retail Can Play an Active Role in Shaping Change”

In an interview with ACROSS, Christine Hager, Managing Director / Head of Shopping Center Asset Management at redos Group, calls for even closer cooperation among owners, operators, and tenants.

Peter Csipak: The man behind the new glamor of Fashion Street Budapest

Fashion Street, a historical boulevard which stretches over 250 meters, is a high street in the heart of Budapest.

Listen to the people, it's music!

The game has changed for a variety of real estate developments.

Global Retail Attractiveness Index Second Quarter 2019

The Union Investment index analyses the attractiveness of the top European markets. Retail property: GRAI index reveals encouraging signs for Germany, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

Connected Commerce: ECE and OTTO form partnership to link offline and online shopping

The online retailer OTTO and ECE, the European market leader in the shopping center sector, are creating a one-of-a-kind, cross-channel link between brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce.

Ingka Centres unveils new park at Mega Ekaterinburg

Ingka Centres, formerly IKEA Centres, has unveiled a new park at its MEGA Ekaterinburg mall in central Russia.

Supernova Group: upcoming projects

Managing Director Markus Pinggera intends to carry out refurbishment work on all centers.

The Ten Commandments

Location marketing becomes increasingly important. This is the way to sustainably boost a shopping center’s frequency and revenue.

The Future Began Yesterday

The technological challenges that brick-and-mortar retail faces – a deliberately critical scenario.

How to transform retail properties into brands

Around three years ago, Immofinanz, which operates throughout Europe, decided to market its retail properties under the names Stop Shop and VIVO! Today, 80 Stop Shops provide daily consumer goods for Eastern and Southeastern European consumers.

It’s All About Connection

Marketing a location in 2019 is no longer about being the biggest retail space in a region, having a diverse mix of sought-after tenants, and handing out a few flyers. In order to stand out from the crowd, cope with rapid societal changes and expectations, and drive footfall, retail properties need to offer more than experiences: they need to create opportunities for people to connect. MK Illumination discusses how to forge connections and create a powerful location marketing strategy using light, design, and innovative thinking.

“Every decision maker in the industry is interested in speaking with us”

The Norwegian Boostcom Group is a world-leading PropTech supplier for shopping centers. In an interview with ACROSS, CEO Peter Tonstad explains how he manages to reach up to 80% of mall visitors.

Retail 2025

"Things are staying the same and changing, all at the same time."

Leisure: Surpassing Emotional Expectations

“There is no better marketing strategy than making people feel good.”

Innovations in Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Germany is currently cooperating with Hamburg start-ups. In his function as Innovation Manager, Joscha Domdey is responsible for the coordination of activities with such start-ups. The company's first partners include e-floater and Wunder Mobility.

How Technology Disrupts Competitive Shopping Habits

“For example, retailers are able to see the precise assortment structures of their competitors and benchmark them against their own.”

On June 13, the largest Shopping, Entertainment Centre in Baltic States in Estonia opened After Reconstruction

Linstow expanded Ülemiste shopping centre by 13,000 sq m of shopping and entertainment space, with most of the additional floorspace taken up by entertainment and food and beverage services.

People in the European Retail Real Estate Industry

Recruitments, promotions and appointments in the European Retail Real Estate Industry.

Belgrade is blooming – the city of the futures

MPC Properties is currently investing 250 million euros in new development projects, all located in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia: office buildings Ušće Tower Two, Navigator Business Center 2 and BEO Shopping Center, which openings are planned for 2020. These three investments are in total more than 221,000 sq m of GBA.